Supply Chain

Scotch beef has arrived on Japanese shores for the first time in more than 20 years

Scotch beef back in Japan after 20 years

By James Ridler

The first order of Scotch beef PGI (protected geographical indication) by Japan has arrived in the country, more than 20 years after it was banned.

Batters: 'If unfair practices are found to pervade this market then they must be dealt with.'

Beef prices reach crisis point

By Michelle Perrett

The National Farmers Union (NFU) and NFU Cymru have said that low beef prices are putting pressure on farmers and the situation is reaching crisis point.

Food waste in the UK totals 10mt every year

Government urged to set food waste targets

By Noli Dinkovski

MPs have urged the Government to set out annual food waste targets at every level of the food supply chain to mitigate the growing impact of climate change on domestic and global production.

Wincanton's new chief executive, export success for the British Game Alliance and a new listing for the Meatless Farm co all feature in this round-up

Food and drink manufacturing news round-up

By James Ridler

From a senior appointment at one of the UK’s largest chilled supply chain operators to export success for the British Game Alliance, we round-up some of the latest developments in the food and drink manufacturing industry.

Sharing data among food businesses will help achieve climate change goals, claimed Leveson-Gower

Defra: Collaboration and sharing data key

By James Ridler

Collaboration and sharing data up and down the food and drink supply chain requires the whole of industry to work together, according to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs’ (Defra’s) head of innovation policy in the food and drink...

Jack Bostock (left) and Tom Kitchen-Dunn will appear on BBC Two’s Dragon’s Den this Sunday (22 September)

Online meat business to appear on Dragons’ Den

By Noli Dinkovski

A West Yorkshire meat business that offers vetted farmers a direct selling route to consumers is to pitch for funds on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den this Sunday (22 September).

Major disruption is expected at the Irish border if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, warned experts

No-deal chaos to hit Irish border

By James Ridler

Severe disruption will hit food manufacturers in Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland (ROI) if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, according to food policy experts.

Andrew Bowden, managing director at J&E Hall: ‘Food processors need to come to terms with the changing refrigeration landscape’

Refrigeration feature

Refrigeration innovation driving down energy costs

By Alyson Magee

Government and environmental pressures aside, reducing energy bills is becoming the main driver of investment in new refrigeration systems, as the latest trends reveal.

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